A funny, complex debut
Hilarious, heartbreaking, truthful and bold
Captures that painful, haywire feeling of wanting something so badly and the all-consuming nature of trying but not getting.
A tender and funny story
Read it - think Marian Keyes for the social media age
Hilarious and relatable . . . A warm and funny book
I've just finished, I couldn't put it down! God, it's powerful, it brought up so many feelings in me. Emily Phillips writes so well, so funny and relatable. Also she writes about love BEAUTIFULLY . . . Funny, bittersweet and touching, this book will resonate with anyone who is 'trying'
Funny and warm and brilliant
A brilliant read
Funny, honest and thought-provoking. *****
A deeply moving and raw story, told with great humour. An assured debut from Emily Phillips.
A funny but uplifting novel
A moving but funny read
TRYING is a wonderfully funny novel about a young women who is "trying" in all aspects of her life. Not only is she trying to climb the ladder at work but she is also hoping to start a new family. This book is relatable and incredibly heartwarming as you see Olivia struggle through the big life questions that we all fear
An irreverently funny book that will resonate with anyone who's ever been trying